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The information below details a simple checklist for teaching, streaming, and recording classes in Dineen Hall. 

Additional information, including tutorial videos, can be found at https://law.syr.edu/teachingfall20.  

Issues with classroom technology, or questions about preparing to teach?  Please email LawHelp@law.syr.edu 


  • Start of class
    • Turn on teaching station
    • On PC
      • Log in to room's PC
      • Prepare presentation materials to be displayed (if any)
      • Launch browser
      • Navigate to Blackboard site for course
      • Click Zoom meeting link for course and confirm launch of Zoom app
    • Zoom
      • Sign in to Zoom if necessary
      • Admit classroom assistant to Zoom session
      • Make classroom assistant co-host of Zoom session
      • Activate camera and microphone
      • Select and adjust camera as needed
      • Turn on and test lapel microphone (in lecture halls and the Gray Ceremonial Courtroom only)
        • Fit microphone cover to mic, if desired
        • Ensure lapel microphone is not muted (mute switch on top of transmitter pack)
      • Should be amplified within room
        • Adjust teaching station microphone level as needed
      • Level meter in Zoom's microphone icon should illustrate incoming sound
      • Share screen (if using presentation materials)
      • Activate recording
      • Proceed with teaching
  • End of class
    • Remove microphone cover if used, turn off lapel microphone, and place in drawer (lecture halls only)
    • End Zoom meeting
    • Log off of PC
    • Turn off teaching station (if no other class is immediately incoming)
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